The General Aim is to give the pupils the opportunity to develop a positive self-image and the capacity to live as independent motivated adults who have the ability to function effectively as contributing members of society.
This is to be achieved by:
(a) Developing to the full the academic potential of each pupil.
(b) Creating an ethos in which staff and pupils can work together in an atmosphere of enjoyment, endeavour and mutual respect.
(c) Ensuring that pupils possess the basic skills in numeracy, literacy and communication which they will require to be effective members of society.
(d) Providing pupils with sufficient vocational, economic and
political understanding to be active participants in society.
(e) Encouraging an active awareness of aesthetic values.
(f) Fostering the capacity to respect the opinions of others.
(g) Enabling pupils to use and adapt to the opportunities which advances in technology will offer.
(h) Nurturing an understanding and appreciation of the culture of this and other societies.
(i) Developing a positive approach to the use of leisure time through both curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.
(j) Providing the knowledge, skills and understanding which will aid the acquisition of a reasoned set of personal values.
(k) Developing an understanding and appreciation of the factors which contribute to a healthy life style.